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Old 04-10-2019, 06:11 AM   #301 (permalink)
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Fantastic job on the bumper. I didn't realize you were going to make it so finished. With that project, it would be fine a little rough around the edges. But it looks great finished too.

Good start on the pod. Cant wait to see how it comes out. Using the hood is cool, but I think you will need to make it extend back and down to the bottom of the rear bumper. Otherwise, it will be hard to load/unload. Not sure if that can be done. Is the pod going to be built as rugged as the car? I don't think you would need it quite that serious.
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Old 04-10-2019, 10:30 AM   #302 (permalink)
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Thanks!

And yes, I do plan on making the C3 Pod just as rugged. It will have the same steel bumpers and brush guards, maybe even the same spare tire holder.

Going for a style that will look like I can drag it through the trails with or without wheels.

Trying to find a nice hard shell roof top tent that I can protect well on a rack.
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Old 04-10-2019, 02:23 PM   #303 (permalink)
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And yes, I do plan on making the C3 Pod just as rugged. It will have the same steel bumpers and brush guards, maybe even the same spare tire holder.
I use to have an old Scout on 33's. I bought an old jeep wheel/tire that was about 4" wide, but was 33" tall. It didn't take much room and I never had to use it. It would have looked really stupid on the truck if I did, but was a spare nevertheless.

In your case, you will have two full size spares on the trailer. So you might be able to get a tall/skinny tire to put on the trailer if you needed one of them to go on the car.
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Old 04-11-2019, 05:03 AM   #304 (permalink)
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In your case, you will have two full size spares on the trailer. So you might be able to get a tall/skinny tire to put on the trailer if you needed one of them to go on the car.
True, the trailer can handle some odd ball tires for a while. I am still keeping my eye out for some skinny tractor tires.
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Old 04-11-2019, 05:19 AM   #305 (permalink)
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C3 Pod

Added some removable leveling jacks in the rear. It sucks being on a big slope when you are sleeping...or other things

OK so they are a little heavy duty, but it matches the rig. I'll have to make a slot somewhere to store them.

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Old 04-11-2019, 05:45 AM   #306 (permalink)
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Damn cool project. The trar turned out awesome. Looking forward to the trailer build.


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Old 04-15-2019, 06:06 AM   #307 (permalink)
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C3 Pod

Worked out some 4 link details. Trying here to fabricate some pieces upside down before final placement.

The four link does cut in to some cargo space just as in the vette. The links are 2" x 1/4" wall to easily handle some rock grinding.

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Are the links going to be the same length as ones on the car? Be nice for spares.
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